Nearly time for afternoon tea!
In the old eating days this time used to herald the desire for a little or big something sweet. The afternoon sugar cravings started kicking in and as a sugar addict, it was generally overwhelming. Off I’d go to find something sweet and tasty because “I deserved it!” and I had been so “good” all day, or for most of the week – or what ever! Sound familiar?
Dropping the carbs and in particular refined sugar means that I don’t crave the sweet stuff anymore. However, what has happened is a fascination with how you can make primal/paleo, gluten-free, healthy baked treats that don’t leave you craving. For the first time in my life I could, can and do, eat one cookie and save the rest for later!
This is turning into a bit of a ramble so let’s talk about chocolate and other goodies that go into making a healthy chocolate cookie. We know know that quality dark chocolate 70% or higher is really, really good for your body! Add to that healthy fats like butter and cream then mix these all together with almond flour and coconut. While I may not have a sugar addiction any more, you must agree that these healthy treats also look so delicious that maybe you may have to have two.